Period
to 23 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 774 802 895
Rank change year-on-year +28 +93 +34
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 309 375 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.32% 1.52% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 207 254 251
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £75,875 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +3.66%

Microsoft App-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 23,494 24,666 22,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.19% 14.97% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 19,352 20,139 19,320
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V.

Salary trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 294 £45,000 -10.00% 36
UK excluding London +110 216 £42,500 -10.53% 31
London +6 81 £55,000 -9.47% 9
South East +94 76 £42,500 -5.56% 10
South West +24 73 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Midlands +40 32 £42,500 -5.56% 1
West Midlands +15 23 £42,500 -5.56% 1
North of England +7 18 £45,000 -10.00% 5
North West +47 12 £53,750 +14.60% 3
East of England +50 9 £45,000 -2.17%
East Midlands +29 9 £30,000 -34.78%
Scotland +11 6 - - 4
Yorkshire -9 6 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 217 (70.23%) SCCM
2 213 (68.93%) Windows
3 201 (65.05%) Microsoft
4 188 (60.84%) Active Directory
4 188 (60.84%) Citrix
5 125 (40.45%) ITIL
5 125 (40.45%) VMware
6 123 (39.81%) XenApp
7 122 (39.48%) MSI
8 118 (38.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 117 (37.86%) PowerShell
10 109 (35.28%) Application Packaging
11 95 (30.74%) Windows 7
12 90 (29.13%) Security Cleared
13 89 (28.80%) Office 365
14 85 (27.51%) Azure
15 80 (25.89%) XenDesktop
15 80 (25.89%) Linux
15 80 (25.89%) SQL Server
16 75 (24.27%) Finance
17 67 (21.68%) Hyper-V
17 67 (21.68%) Windows 10
18 66 (21.36%) Problem-Solving
18 66 (21.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 62 (20.06%) SAP
20 61 (19.74%) SQL
20 61 (19.74%) Degree
21 60 (19.42%) Migration
22 58 (18.77%) Public Sector
23 57 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (16.50%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.47%) Confluence
3 17 (5.50%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 89 (28.80%) Office 365
2 85 (27.51%) Azure
3 48 (15.53%) AWS
4 43 (13.92%) OneDrive
5 37 (11.97%) Azure Stack
6 13 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.94%) Amazon ECS
7 6 (1.94%) Amazon EKS
7 6 (1.94%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (1.94%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (1.94%) AWS OpsWorks
7 6 (1.94%) Route 53
7 6 (1.94%) Serverless
7 6 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.29%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 54 (17.48%) NetScaler
2 44 (14.24%) LAN
3 43 (13.92%) DNS
4 40 (12.94%) Skype
4 40 (12.94%) WAN
5 39 (12.62%) TCP/IP
6 38 (12.30%) DHCP
7 30 (9.71%) Wi-Fi
8 29 (9.39%) PABX
8 29 (9.39%) VoIP
9 27 (8.74%) SAN
10 11 (3.56%) Internet
11 9 (2.91%) Firewall
12 4 (1.29%) Intranet
12 4 (1.29%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.29%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.97%) SSL
14 2 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (0.65%) NAS
14 2 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.03%) DB2
3 12 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 122 (39.48%) MSI
2 56 (18.12%) InstallShield
3 38 (12.30%) Visual Studio
4 30 (9.71%) JIRA
5 25 (8.09%) TestRail
5 25 (8.09%) Zephyr
6 24 (7.77%) AdminStudio
7 5 (1.62%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.65%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.32%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 75 (24.27%) Finance
2 58 (18.77%) Public Sector
3 45 (14.56%) Manufacturing
4 16 (5.18%) Local Government
4 16 (5.18%) Marketing
5 15 (4.85%) Retail
6 14 (4.53%) Electronics
6 14 (4.53%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.24%) Banking
8 7 (2.27%) Back Office
9 5 (1.62%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 62 (20.06%) Architect
1 62 (20.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 52 (16.83%) Applications Packager
3 41 (13.27%) Technical Architect
4 36 (11.65%) Analyst
5 23 (7.44%) Applications Specialist
6 19 (6.15%) Desktop Engineer
7 17 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (4.85%) Citrix Engineer
8 15 (4.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (4.53%) IT Architect
10 11 (3.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (3.56%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.24%) Applications Engineer
11 10 (3.24%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.24%) Senior Manager
11 10 (3.24%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (2.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (2.91%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (2.59%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.83%) Software Packaging
2 6 (1.94%) JSON
3 5 (1.62%) ATL
3 5 (1.62%) COM+
3 5 (1.62%) DCOM
4 4 (1.29%) XML
5 1 (0.32%) .NET
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.48%) Data Centre
2 44 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (11.00%) Public Cloud
4 32 (10.36%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (3.24%) Fat Client
6 10 (3.24%) Private Cloud
6 10 (3.24%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.27%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (1.62%) Clustering
9 5 (1.62%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.62%) FMCG
9 5 (1.62%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.62%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.29%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.97%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.97%) RSA SecurID
11 3 (0.97%) User Experience
12 2 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 213 (68.93%) Windows
2 95 (30.74%) Windows 7
3 80 (25.89%) Linux
4 67 (21.68%) Windows 10
5 57 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (15.86%) Windows Server
7 40 (12.94%) Mac OS
8 37 (11.97%) Unix
9 24 (7.77%) Windows 8
10 15 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.97%) Android
13 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (40.45%) ITIL
2 109 (35.28%) Application Packaging
3 66 (21.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 66 (21.36%) Problem-Solving
4 60 (19.42%) Migration
5 54 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (15.86%) Service Delivery
7 43 (13.92%) Application Virtualisation
7 43 (13.92%) Project Management
8 42 (13.59%) Technical Architecture
9 37 (11.97%) CRM
10 36 (11.65%) Mentoring
11 32 (10.36%) Customer Requirements
12 29 (9.39%) Architectural Design
12 29 (9.39%) Strategic Thinking
12 29 (9.39%) TOGAF
13 27 (8.74%) ITIL V3
14 25 (8.09%) Kanban
14 25 (8.09%) Programme Management
15 22 (7.12%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (37.86%) PowerShell
2 61 (19.74%) SQL
3 36 (11.65%) Python
4 30 (9.71%) JavaScript
4 30 (9.71%) PHP
5 7 (2.27%) C
6 5 (1.62%) C++
6 5 (1.62%) VBScript
7 4 (1.29%) VB
8 1 (0.32%) C#
8 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (29.13%) Security Cleared
2 61 (19.74%) Degree
3 47 (15.21%) DV Cleared
4 32 (10.36%) SC Cleared
5 31 (10.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (9.39%) AWS Certification
6 29 (9.39%) MCSE
6 29 (9.39%) TOGAF Certification
7 20 (6.47%) CCA
7 20 (6.47%) MCP
7 20 (6.47%) RHCE
8 15 (4.85%) CCNA
8 15 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (4.85%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (2.27%) MCSA
10 5 (1.62%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.62%) MCTS
11 4 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 23 (7.44%) SLA
3 19 (6.15%) QA
4 10 (3.24%) PMO
System Software
1 188 (60.84%) Active Directory
2 123 (39.81%) XenApp
3 118 (38.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (25.89%) XenDesktop
5 67 (21.68%) Hyper-V
6 27 (8.74%) Virtual Desktop
7 15 (4.85%) vSphere
8 13 (4.21%) BitLocker
9 7 (2.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (1.62%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.29%) Docker
12 2 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 217 (70.23%) SCCM
2 51 (16.50%) SCOM
3 43 (13.92%) SCOrch
4 37 (11.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 29 (9.39%) IBM BigFix
6 18 (5.83%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (4.53%) WSUS
8 12 (3.88%) AppDNA
9 9 (2.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (2.27%) AirWatch
11 6 (1.94%) Nagios
11 6 (1.94%) SCVMM
12 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (1.29%) Kubernetes
14 3 (0.97%) Jamf Pro
14 3 (0.97%) vRealize
14 3 (0.97%) XenMobile
15 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
15 2 (0.65%) Puppet
15 2 (0.65%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 201 (65.05%) Microsoft
2 188 (60.84%) Citrix
3 125 (40.45%) VMware
4 62 (20.06%) SAP
5 53 (17.15%) Cisco
6 46 (14.89%) IBM
7 40 (12.94%) Ivanti
8 31 (10.03%) Aruba
9 30 (9.71%) Splunk
10 25 (8.09%) HP
11 22 (7.12%) Novell
12 21 (6.80%) EMC
13 17 (5.50%) Atlassian
13 17 (5.50%) Google
13 17 (5.50%) Oracle
14 15 (4.85%) 3PAR
15 6 (1.94%) Wyse
16 5 (1.62%) Adobe
16 5 (1.62%) Dell
17 4 (1.29%) Lumension